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News | August 4, 2020

Big tech companies continue to expand in Seattle

As Congress investigates whether big tech companies are too big, Seattle continues to see fast growth as these companies expand. Currently, tech companies make up 20.2% of Washington state’s overall economy, according to a recent study by CompTIA. In Seattle, the overall footprint among companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook is expanding. Amazon’s global headquarters is now…

News | July 14, 2020

Saving Seattle’s pandemic and protest murals

In Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, a three-eyed alien is currently offering free hugs in an alcove of Broadway Market. Less than two miles away, a giant pink sloth tells Pioneer Square passersby to “hang in there.” It’s not just creatures populating the plywood covering so many Seattle businesses. Starry skies, cotton candy clouds, many gardens’ worth of flowers…